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in the power of the nra at the cdc. >> a seismic shift in the golden state and we aren't talking earthquakes, how the face of california is changing again. ,,,,,,,,,, last summer -- has re-opene screening for the lastest ht >>> the colorado movie theater that was the scene of a mass shooting last summer has reopened. a screening of the latest hobbit movie was shown tonight following a somber remembrance ceremony. last july 12 people were killed and dozens more wounded during a screening of the midnight batman movie. >>> cbs news reporter mark straussman explains our next story. >> there is absolutely no question, these are preventible deaths. >> reporter: dr. mark rosenberg used to oversee research into gun violence and prevention at the centers for disease control. in 1996 the nra successfully lobbied congress to put this restriction into the cdc's budget. none of the funds made available may be used to advocate or promote gun control. >> these were shots fired across the bow and they terrorized the people at cdc. they terrorized researchers who said whoa, this is scary. i don't want my fu
guns and they will be destroyed. meanwhile, the nra and gun control advocates will have a chance to weigh in on the issue on alcohol it week. >> congress is holding a gun violence hearing on wednesday, the first since the president unveiled the gun control proposals. tatiana anderson has more on both sides of the gun control debate. >> reporter: thousands called for tougher gun control at ralliesars cross the nation. >> what do we want? >> champ. >> reporter: in washington, d.c., people carried signs with the names and pictures of gun violence victims. >> it's time to take assault weapons off of the street. >> reporter: they want a federal ban on assault weapons and mandatory background checks for all gun per chases. the shooting at sandy hook elementary school last month prompted the rallies. >> if it can happen in newtown, it can happen in any to, any city and any state until they make the federal laws. >> reporter: stacy mccoy blend walked in honor of seven-year- old chase kowalski, one of the 20 first graders killed in the massacre. a group from newtown joined the march on wa
them. >> the president intends to lay out his plans for curbing gun violence later this week. nra is promising strong resistance. >>> most school aged kids used to only have an occasional fire drill. now san francisco schools are adding another. active shooter drills. san francisco police department is gearing up for the possibility of a school gunman by getting digital maps of all the campus buildings. police say the floor plans will help them in the chaotic early moments of a school shooting. >> make it available online on a secure website, two personnel responding, so we can get there once we get there, we will know immediately what the floor plans look like contact numbers who the people in charge are who we can call immediately. >> the first digital floor plans available will be in richmond district which has the highest concentration of schools. >> you haven't gotten it it is likely you know someone who has, the flu. >>> one of the best ways to protect yourself is in short supply. one part of the bay area that is having a tough time keeping up with demand. >> reporter: despi
, and then everybody feels better. >> reporter: the nra will fight most of the proposals but there is common ground when it comes to expanding background checks. >> background checks at the gun shows. and that was something we discussed years ago and said we didn't have a problem with that. >> phil: several lawmakers released statements saying they will oppose any new gun laws. >> a 10-year-old sister of one of the sandy hook shooting victims had some advice for the president today. >> what did you write about in that letter? >> i said that guns should not be able to buy, just to anybody. it should only be for people in the military or for police officers. but if people<.>ed to do it as a sport, they could go to, like, a range and then they'd have to leave the gun there. >> what do you hope comes of this? >> change. something needs to be fixed if this can happen. i don't know what that is because there's so many different variables. but we can make it better. >> the president said today that the children's voices should compel us to change. >>> the attempted kidnapping of a 2-year-old girl has shak
has agreed to hearing from all sides including the nra tomorrow. >> we're here today to do as the problem requires our immediate, urgent action, and the president and i are determined to take action. >> he met today with victims of gun violence and gun control advocates. >> i've been doing this a long time. of all the tragic events we've endured, i don't think anything has touched the heart of the american people so profoundly as the scene of those young children not only being shot but riddled with bullets. >> the house is also looking at ways to encourage gun owners to use and store their guns more safely. it is reviewing the effectiveness of buy-back programs seeing if a federal program might work. >> reporter: biden said the president might side-step congress and use executive orders to advance his agenda. administration officials when pressed offered no specifics but acknowledge there's very little the president can do on gun control without congress' consent. major garret, cbs news, the white house. >>> a crazy new signature will be on our money if the president gets
of concerned gun owners. >> i did join the nra today. so hopefully my funds will help them protect -- protect our second amendment rights. >> reporter: california already has some of the most strict gun laws in the country. if congress wants to ban automatic weapons as has been rumored. it won't affect our state. you can't sell them, buy them, or even own them here. gun owners feel they're paying the price for mass murders in connecticut and colorado. >> i don't think that a few people should make it to where everybody in the country has to pay for what these two people have done. >> reporter: the owner of the gun show promotion company is headed to washington this thursday for some meetings on the gun issue. that inveighation came from vice president joe biden. in ontario, greg mills, cbs 5. >>> after years of hiring freezes, one california law enforcement agency is looking to hire a few new recruits. in the competition is fierce. cbs 5 reporter carter evans talked to some determined young men and women hoping to join the highway patrol. >> reporter: traffic on the california highway patrol
joined the club of concerned gun owners. >> i joined the nra today hoping my funds would help them protect our second amendment rights. >> reporter: california already has some of the most strict gun laws in the country. if congress wants to ban automatic weapons as has been rumored, it won't affect our state. you can't sell them, buy them or even own them here. gun owners feel they are paying the brace for mass murders in connecticut and colorado. >> i don't think that a few people should make it to where everybody in the country has to pay for what these few people have done. >> reporter: the owner of the gun show promotion company is headed to washington this thursday for meetings on the gun issue. that invitation came from vice president joe biden. in ontario, greg mills, cbs5. >>> 8:34 now. and we've seen showers for the past several hours. sounds like -- >> showers or drizzle. >> oh. >> okay. >> we call it sheavesle -- shizzle in the business. the doppler is showing the main action moved out toward the central valley around modesto. still plenty of clouds to start out with an
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